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Ride Through Space Exploration at JPL Open House Oct. 12

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, opens its doors to the public at its Open House on Saturday, October 11, and Sunday, October 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year’s theme is “Welcome to Our Universe.” Visitors can see a life-size model of the Mars Science Laboratory rover, Curiosity, and check out…

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Barks and Books

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to practice reading aloud to a specially trained therapy dog who loves to hear a good story. Saturday, October, 18, 2014, November 15, 2014 and December 20, 2014. This program is made possible by the generous time and effort of the Pasadena Humane Society. For more information,…

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In-N-Out Cover to Cover Club

Beginning Saturday, October 4 and ending on Saturday, November 15, children ages 4 to 12 years of age are encouraged to register for this fun fall book club. Read five books to earn a coupon for a free In-N-Out hamburger, cheeseburger, or cheese sandwich. Each child may earn up to three burger coupons during the…

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State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Launches Web Tool to Help Improve Student Success

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson introduced a new online tool, the Quality Schooling Framework (QSF), to offer guidelines and spread best practices to administrators to help them create a better learning environment for their students. “This Web-based tool will help administrators improve teacher training, testing, budgeting, parent participation, and other aspects of school…

Mountain View School District Superintendent Takes Part in the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition
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Mountain View School District Superintendent Takes Part in the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Caption: Lillian Maldonado French, Mountain View School District’s Superintendent, took part in the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition – Let’s Move! Active Schools Leadership Roundtable at the White House where she met Alonzo Mourning, a member athlete on the President’s Council. Mountain View School District’s Superintendent, Lillian Maldonado French, was invited to the…

PCC’s First Year Pathways Program Recognized Among Most Effective In Nation At Increasing Latino Student Success In College
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PCC’s First Year Pathways Program Recognized Among Most Effective In Nation At Increasing Latino Student Success In College

National initiative adds to America’s largest inventory of proven practices for accelerating degree completion among Latinos Elected officials and higher education leaders from across the country came together at the St. Regis Washington, D.C. hotel on Tuesday to honor Pasadena City College’s First Year Pathways program as a finalist among America’s top programs that increase…

4 Arcadia High Students Honored by College Board
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4 Arcadia High Students Honored by College Board

Arcadia High School Principal Dr. Brent Forsee (back) Eva Molina, Ryan Chavez, Samuel Iovine, and Rafael Gomez-Carrasco (from left to right) Four Arcadia High School seniors have been honored by the College Board’s National Hispanic Recognition Program for their academic excellence. Eva Molina, Ryan Chavez, Samuel Iovine, and Rafael Gomez-Carrasco received this prestigious distinction from…

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Tools for School

Come learn about back to school customs from around the world on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage. You will learn about the traditions of countries such as Kazakhstan, where students deliver flowers to the teacher, and India, where students receive presents from their…

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Write Your Reminiscence

On the fourth Wednesday of every month, beginning September 24, 2014 from 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m., come to the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage and write a page or two about your personal experiences and memories of Arcadia’s history to add to the Museum’s archive! This is a drop-in program and guided by the…

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